Grandfather Clock Riddle

Who does not love a good time or clock related riddle.  Well, we came across on at Dictionary.com the other day, and as a leader in the grandfather clock, wall clock and mantel clock industry, we feel it is especially worth sharing. This one is also much better than the old one about throwing a …

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Star Resorts

As punishing summer temperatures transform Manhattan into a barbecue grill, the usual suspects who populate local events—fair-weather socials and peripatetic Hollywood stars—migrate to luxurious hotels and resorts around the globe. (We know because...

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Glass Act

Washington state has long been home to Dale Chihuly, whose organic sculptures and Pilchuck Glass School helped usher in the contemporary-glass movement. Now the artist’s work has a new residence there, as well. Spread over one and a half acres at the...

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Recapturing the Luster

Relaunched a few years ago by private investors dedicated to restoring the brand’s reputation as a maker of singular jewelry, gem-covered eggs, and other precious objects, Fabergé recently unveiled a dazzling store on New York’s Upper East Side. T...

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On the Dot

The letter x usually marks the spot, but for artist, filmmaker, and writer Yayoi Kusama, it’s the spot itself that counts—literally.
 

Since her childhood in World War II Japan, Kusama has been passionate for polka dots, painting them onto h...

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